Humfrey Wanley - 1695/6-02-14

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Humfrey Wanley, London, 1696/02/14

Humfrey Wanley - 1695/6-02-14
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  14180
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. MS Harley 6466, f.83r
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. London 51° 31' 47.68" N, 0° 7' 39.68" W
AuthorAuthor of the document. Humfrey Wanley
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. William Elstob
Publication dateDate when the publication was issued: day - month - year . February 14, 1696
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Coin Collection , Constantine , Late Roman Empire
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 1244, 12481
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'I wil now begin to think of making a Collection of Coins & Medals. And to day for a Foundation, Mr Elstob of Queens Coll. gave me a brass Coin of Constantine:

(BL, MS Harley 6466, f.83r; Burnett 2020b, pp. 1244, 1248)


  1. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.